Being married is good. Remembring all the laughter and dancing on the day of your wedding is great. Coming together as one is good, but trying to become one can be very challenging. Things can begin to go wrong, after many years of being together and all the happy mood begin to degenerate. If you want to keep your marriage alive, take a look at these few ways to create happiness in your marriage.
- Let God Be the center Of Your Marriage
Marriage is between two different people who decided to come together in love. No marriage is happy all the time. There will be arguments, disagreements, but having God in your marriage, will help you have peace and enjoy happiness. Listening to each other and recognizing the other spouse’s point of view is very important in creating happiness in your marriage. The happiest couples have a hard time, the only difference is they learn to work together as a team, and placing God in the center of their marriage creates the peace and happiness they need. God said in his word completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2.
- Tape-On Each Other Strength
Sometimes it can get annoying when there is a misunderstanding in marriage and the other partner is doing nothing to help. It becomes difficult to see past this annoyance and can even lead to hating your partner. But if you must have a happy marriage, you must learn to accept your spouse’s strength as it is and help them in their weaknesses. When we help and allow our partners to use their strength, we enjoy peace and happiness in our marriage.
- Don’t Expect Your Spouse To Complete You
Relying on your spouse to complete you can become over-dependent and can lead to frustration when you are not having your way. Is better for a couple to give compliments than holding on to complete each other. Yes people say my better half, but it doesn’t work like that in practical. We all have our way of doing things and we all have our tastes, but learning to appreciate others irrespective of our shortcomings is what creates happiness in marriages. Get a hobby, go out with friends instead of waiting for your spouse to fill in all the empty void in you.
- Do Things Together
Not fully depending on your spouse for happiness, doesn’t mean that you don’t do things together. To maintain happiness in your marriage, develop the idea of injecting new activities into your marriage. It can be taking a walk together, cooking together, or even watching a movie together, or even pray together. This will create a tight bond and happiness in your marriage.
- Joke With Each Other
Life is already full of stress, so learning to find humor in that crisis, it will not only bring happiness but it also helps maintain your marriage. Find laughter in good and bad times. Couples that find time to connect, either by watching comedy together or just by sending a silly test or even unexpected test messages create long-lasting happiness in their marriages.
To be happy in marriage requires you to celebrate and appreciate each other. No moment is too small to be celebrated. Create that happiness by telling each other how much you care. Accept change after all you both came from different parents. So coming together needs lots of work and understanding to balance your marriage.
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